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Hide chats and delete messages in Microsoft Teams if they're no longer relevant.

Hide, search, or unhide a chat

  • On the chat you want to hide, select More options (...) > Hide

    The chat will be hidden until someone posts a new message in it.

  • Use Search and type a word or phrase to find a hidden chat.

  • To unhide a chat, go to the restored chat, select More options (...) > Unhide.

Mute or unmute a chat

  • On the chat you want to mute, select More options (...) > Mute.

  • To unmute a chat, select More options (...) > Unmute.

Delete a message in a chat

  • Select a message > More options (...) > Delete.

    Note: You can only delete a message you've sent, and anyone in the chat will see that you've deleted it.

Delete an entire chat thread

  • Go to Chat on the left of Teams.

  • Select a chat from your chat list, choose More options (...) and pick Delete chat.

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